James/Lambert also fell to Eastern Washington’s Malieva Hedberg/Chrissy Uriarte, 8-4, before defeating Eastern Washington’s Dani Young/Katrina Domingo by withdrawal.
Lucas/Ognjenovic fell to Idaho’s Vicky Lozano/Almudena Sanz, 8-3, before defeating Eastern Washington’s Hedberg/Uriarte, 8-7 (8-6).
Later in the day, James/Lambert were also defeated by Idaho’s Lozano/Sanz, 8-3, as well as by Washington State’s Liza Leenknecht/Elizaveta Luzina, 8-5. Ognjenovic/Lucas defeated EWU’s Young/Domingo by withdrawal but fell earlier in the day to Washington State’s Leenknecht/Luzina, 8-2.
In No. 2 doubles, Samantha Garrard (Issaquah, Wash.)/Dayna Bennett (Issaquah, Wash.) defeated Eastern Washington’s Brittany Ellingson/Moira Hedberg, 8-4, also defeating EWU’s Erin Blessing/Alexis Filliol by withdrawal, as well as fellow teammates Gabriella Weissmann (Simi Valley, Calif.)/Kailyn Skjonsby (Grapeview, Wash.), 8-5. Garrard/Bennett also fell to Washington State’s Maria Biryukova/Olga Musilovich, 8-2, and Idaho’s Belen Barcenilla/Rita Bermudez.
Weissmann/Skjonsby defeated Blessing/Filliol of Eastern Washington by withdrawal, later falling to Idaho’s Barcenilla/Bermudez, 8-2, Washington State’s Biryukova/Musilovich, 8-3, and Ellingson/Hedberg by withdrawal.
Finishing the fall season this weekend, the Redhawks are set to open the spring season with a dual match vs. Air Force on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m.